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3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Texas vs. New York: Which state is better?

Rick Perry's visit to New York lasted only three days, but he sure did make some Texas-sized noise.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, US Governors, Rick Perry, Country, Lonestar, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

This 100-Year-Old Widow Describing The Moment She Met Her Husband Will Make You Believe In True Love

Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York has been shooting gorgeous photos of New Yorkers on the street since 2010.

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Related Topix: Books, Humans of New York, New York

11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Dan Savage's brings his amateur porno festival to New York

Relationship columnist Dan Savage hosts "Hump," a series of amateur porn films that will screen this weekend in the Village.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Human Sexuality, Entertainment, Movies

11 hrs ago | People

Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick Convince New Yorkers They're Homeless

No, Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick aren't really down on their luck - but they certainly play the part well.

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13 hrs ago | ABC News

New Yorker Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

A New York man will spend up to seven years in prison for faking his own drowning in an insurance fraud scheme and other crimes.

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14 hrs ago | Switched

Take A Walk In The Park With Scarlett Johansson's 'Her'

If you were jealous of Joaquin Phoenix's relationship with Scarlett Johansson in "Her," you can at least take a walk in the park with her just as he did.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Joaquin Phoenix, New York

18 hrs ago | Free Republic

The Most Important Cities In The World

London is the most important city in the world for the rich, according to the latest Wealth Report from real estate consulting firm Knight Frank.

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Related Topix: New York, South Korea, World News

22 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: For a fee, Robert Samuel will wait in a line for you.

Want to try a cronut, but don't want to wait in line for one? This man will do the waiting for you.

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Related Topix: New York

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Huffington Post

New York State: The New Oklahoma?

When Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a law this week banning cities in her state from enacting higher local minimum wages, there was some deserved head-scratching and collective groaning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, New York

The New York Observer

Perry Pitches Texas to New York Businesses, Hits Cuomo on Ads

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in New York today to make his pitch to business leaders he hopes to lure to the Lone Star State, and took the opportunity to reissue his debate challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo-who today declined the request.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Rick Perry, Country, Lonestar

Silicon Alley Insider

New Yorkers: Brace Yourselves For The Montreal-New York Bagel Hybrid

Fans of New York's fat, doughy bagels swear they're the best in the world. Montreal natives are partial to their city's smaller, wood-oven-baked variety.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, East Village (New York, NY)

New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Yorkers Protest Long Shadows Cast By New Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers are a hallmark of large cities. Modern engineering makes it possible to erect something as tall as the Empire State Building on a very small footprint.

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The New York Observer

Eataly Part Deux: Italian Mega-Store to Open Second New York Branch at WTC 4 Base

Good news for downtown New Yorkers who believe there really is no such thing as too much cheese and olive oil.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Chefs, Mario Batali, Food

Disney News and Disney Star News

Emma Roberts Is A True New Yorker! See Her Style

"American Horror Story" actress Emma Roberts was spotted by her fans and the paparazzi as she was out and about in New York City on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Daily Beast

Marisa Tomei Gets RealBy Marlow Stern

In a candid interview, the Oscar winner sat down with The Daily Beast to discuss her hit Broadway play, the thrill of working with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the changing face of New York.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Marisa Tomei, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Cape Cod Times

New York seeks Airbnb host info

Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments.

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Related Topix: Lower East Side (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry ...

American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students Today The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, City University of New York, City College of New York, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Republic

Whoa there: NYC carriage horse ban is stalled

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Business Journal

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's return to New York draws Bronx cheer

No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, New York, Texas

Law.com

NY Court of Appeals Judge to Seek Reappointment

Senior Associate Court of Appeals Judge Victoria Graffeo said Monday that she will seek reappointment to the state's highest court when her term expires at the end of November.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

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